McConnell, Ryan Challenge Trump to Disavow White Supremacists

McConnell, Ryan Challenge Trump to Disavow White SupremacistsThe top Republicans in Congress rebuked white supremacists Tuesday in thinly-veiled criticism of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who has courted controversy this week by declining to distance himself from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and the support of the white supremacist community. “If a person wants to be the nominee of the Republican party, there can be no evasion and no games,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin said in unprompted remarks on the presidential race in a news conference today, as voters in 12 states cast ballots in the GOP and Democratic presidential primaries.

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